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VA increased access to telehealth


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The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) announced, Veterans using VA Video Connect on their TracFone mobile phones through the T-Mobile network, will no longer pay for data while using video telehealth technology to connect and meet with their VA health care teams.TracFone Wireless, Inc is the fourth major wireless carrier to partner with VA to support Veterans who are using VA Video Connect.T-Mobile, Sprint and Verizon began enabling Veterans to use VA Video Connect without data charges in 2019. VA Video Connect enables Veterans to video conference with their VA providers on their smartphone, tablet or computer from any location with an internet connection. Not only is it available now on TracFone which a lot of veterans use, but 3 other major carriers as well. And it is at no cost. Major plus for VA IMHO!

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